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    DescriptionHackberry Holland is a man haunted by a chequered and traumatic past. A former POW from the Korean War, he has left everything behind to become sheriff of a dried-out, broken-down border town in south Texas. But Hack soon finds himself dealing with more than just his own demons when nine dead prostitutes are dug up behind a run-down church. The search for justice - and revenge - pits Hack against hired guns, drug dealers who operate on both sides of the border, and a psychotic killer known as The Preacher. As Holland frantically tries to end the cycle of killings and bring justice to the dead girls, he discovers just how dark the deepest corners of the human heart can get, and how redemption can come in the form of a woman's love...


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    Title
    Rain Gods
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) James Lee Burke
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 560
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 35 mm
    Weight: 385 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780753827451
    ISBN 10: 075382745X
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: FF
    BIC E4L: CRI
    DC22: 813.54
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.1
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21200
    BISAC V2.8: FIC050000, FIC022000
    Thema V1.0: FF
    BIC E4L: CRM
    Publisher
    Orion Publishing Co
    Imprint name
    Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
    Publication date
    24 June 2010
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    James Lee Burke is the author of many highly acclaimed novels. He won the EDGAR AWARD for CIMARRON ROSE, while BLACK CHERRY BLUES won the EDGAR and SUNSET LIMITED was awarded the CWA GOLD DAGGER. He lives with his wife, Pearl, in Missoula, Montana and New Iberia, Louisiana.
    Review quote
    The richly drawn characters, the powerful sense of the Texan landscape and the unrelenting pace of the storytelling combine to create one of the most gripping and atmospheric novels I've read this year. -- Simon Shaw DAILY MAIL Burke deftly combines intricate, engaging plotlines and original, compelling characters with his powerfully poetic prose to create a blistering crime novel that also stands with the best of American contemporary fiction. TANGLED WEB